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You can’t trust anything funny on the Internet these days

Alabama.com | TechPresident
Birmingham News reporter Kyle Whitmire has the real story behind this photo of a purported Alabama sorority member embarrassing herself with a poorly written anti-Obama sign.

This photo has gone viral on Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook.

Turns out, it was too ironic to be true.

Whitmire interviewed the woman, Kim Stafford, who grew up in Boston (not Alabama), is not in a sorority and intends to vote for President Obama.

She made the sign as part of a “Tea Party” costume for a college party, intentionally misspelling words “to make sure no one thought she was serious,” Whitmire reports. Her roommate put that photo on Facebook, and off it went.… Read more

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